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Taylor Creek Visitor Center

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Address: Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone Number: 530 573 2674

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Interprative walk is very nice!

We love going on the interpretive walk that takes you by the beach and the creek. I have been on this trail once a year for almost 40 years and I still enjoy the walk. During... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Sunnyvale, California
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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We love going on the interpretive walk that takes you by the beach and the creek. I have been on this trail once a year for almost 40 years and I still enjoy the walk. During October, one can see the salmon running up stream to spawn which is very interesting. Even in the winter, a walk down to the... More 

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Lakewood, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Though we didn't have the time to do all the activities we wish to have done, the Visitor Center helped us make choices that were better suited for our family.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was a great finish to our South lake Tahoe Stay! We packed up the car and decided to check out one last little walk that we heard was great for little kids as well. Fully informed, welcoming visitor center- There is a easy trail through some beautiful meadows, marsh and creek. We were able to see lots of minnows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

nice walk along creek went when salmon were running you can see bears some times, below water glass viewing area great for kids

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Laguna Niguel, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The rangers are informative and hold talks that are interesting. Rainbow trail takes you to a stream profile so you can look through glass to see what goes on under water in a stream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We loved it. We are bird photographers so we had a great time. Creeks, woods, fields. Great birding opportunity. Boardwalk or asphalt so easy walking for senior, families. Beautiful area.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We arrived on a Saturday afternoon and the Visitor Center was pretty crowded, but the real reason to visit is to take the Rainbow Trail and get acquainted with the local flora and fauna of the area. This summer we saw (and heard) lots of birds and wildflowers, and all five of us enjoyed the trip.

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Culver City, Ca.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Nice but very small visitors center for such a well visited area. However the seasoned and older rangers know a thing or two. There are often too many young, uninformed part time assistants who either need better training or need to inform themselves more about this unique area. Too bad the forest service can't staff and provide more resources at... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We ride our bikes or walk through here every time we visit South Lake Tahoe. The beach area is beautiful and we love walking around the gardens and the beautiful trees. They have a few beautiful Sequoia Redwood trees here.

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Very nice hiking trails, well maintained facility. Right next to the Tallac Historic Center, and close to Camp Richardson Resort and Marina (in case you have trouble finding them like we did). Stream Profile Chamber's water level is way down, it is an underground viewing area in the middle of the rainbow hiking trail. We visited on July 5 and... More 

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Address: Hwy. 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone Number: 530 573 2674
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe

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